To bolster its management team, Walt Disney is sending a top financial executive to Euro Disney SCA. Disney is sending VP and treasurer Michael Montgomery to Paris to take over the chief financial…
'Seinfeld' masterpiece 20.1/30 NBC's repeat of the controversial "The Contest" episode whacked out the series' highest rating ever on the first night of Nielsen sweeps.
While the Hollywood community generally looks favorably on Walt Disney Pictures' acquisition of Miramax, there is skepticism in independent circles whether Disney -- notorious for meddling in…
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has secured a missing link in its domestic distribution division by hiring exhibition veteran Eric Lomis. MGM exec veepee Ashley Boone heralded the move as a key in the…
If Hollywood is going the PG route, it isn't this week. Thirteen of 15 movies pulled down R ratings in the 1,266th bulletin from the Classification & Rating Administration program of the Motion…
October Films has acquired all U.S. rights to director Andrew Birkin's "The Cement Garden," a film adaptation of Ian McEwan's 1978 novel about incest.
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist Thursday nixed the cable industry's bid to block implementation of must-carry rules, a decision that means cablers will be forced to set aside a…
ABC Sports president Dennis Swanson will relinquish supervision of daytime programming at the network, as reported (Daily Variety, April 29).
The fiery end to the cult stand-off in Waco lit up "Nightline" ratings for the week of April 19-23 in Nielsen daytime and fringe standings.
The much-anticipated bargain that was to be struck Thursday between the three Hollywood guilds and Creative Artists Agency over CAA's counseling of Credit Lyonnais hasn't materialized.
Lancit Media Prods. and Allofit Prods. have retained the services of the William Morris Agency's Brian Swardstrom to package the feature film adaptation of "Maniac Magee."